On This Day

Historical Events on September 22 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 217 of 217

  • 2012 7 pedestrians are killed by a drunk driver who hit a bus stop at 200km an hour in Moscow
  • 2013 78 people are killed in a church suicide bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

2013 65th Prime time Emmy Awards: "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" win

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2013 Angela Merkel and the Christian Democrats win a third term with their best result since 1990 in German Federal elections

Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Angela Merkel
  • 2014 NASA's MAVEN space probe successfully arrives in orbit over Mars

BeatificationPapal Visit

2015 Pope Francis is greeted by President Obama and Vice President Biden as he arrives for his 6 day tour of the US

Pope Pope Francis
Pope
Pope Francis
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden
47th Vice President of the United States
Joe Biden
  • 2015 Volkswagen admits that 11 million cars have been wrongly programmed to appear to emit lesser emissions than they are

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Seattle to start his first state visit to the US

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • 2015 Palangkaraya in Indonesian Borneo records the highest air pollutant index (API) value ever recorded of 1,986 due to haze caused by forest fires deliberately lit to clear land for palm oil plantations
  • 2016 Police officer Betty Shelby charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting unarmed black man Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

2018 Singer Rihanna is appointed as an ambassador for Barbados

Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna
  • 2018 Four gunmen open fire on Revolutionary Guard soldiers at a parade in Ahvaz, Iran, killing 25 including civilians
  • 2019 Billy Porter becomes the first openly gay actor to win an Emmy for lead actor in a drama series for "Pose"

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

2019 71st Emmy Awards: "Fleabag", "Game of Thrones", "Chernobyl", Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jharrel Jerome win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 US President Donald Trump admits he spoke to Ukrainian President about Joe Biden's son, after news a US intelligence officer made an official complaint about the call

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
47th Vice President of the United States Joe Biden
47th Vice President of the United States
Joe Biden

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 "Howdy, Modi!" US President Donald Trup holds a mass rally for Indian PM Narendra Modi in Houston, Texas

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi
  • 2019 Alexander Zverev beats Milos Raonic 6-4 3-6 10-4 to earn Team Europe a dramatic 13-11 win over Team World in the Laver Cup in Geneva; Europe's 3rd straight win